Worm castings (aka WORM POO) is a product and topic any serious gardener should want to know about. Some, the germaphobic and squeamish among us, will doubtless say yuck! But, as an experienced gardener with a science background I am here to tell you that worm castings are as good as it gets regarding natural fertilizer. The castings have the consistency and appearance of day old coffee grounds. Moreover, there is NO smell, slow release (does not burn the plants) so you can use as much as you want, helps repel plant pests, improves soil structure and chemistry, and, as I noted, is as organic as it gets. The plants will thank you -- both those indoors and out. Much of the enriching refi

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Unfortunately, most people know little about gardening and environmental issues including many "professionals" employed to choose, install and maintain plants and design landscapes. This page highlights specific issues with commentary on remedy or recommendation for course of action. Examples are numerous and easy to find -- rarely requiring me to travel far from home.  Hopefully, these postings will make the task of finding examples more difficult.  I will occasionally also post outstanding and approved examples in an effort to educate.